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Bezos’s wife got $ 36 billion in Amazon shares after divorce

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his wife, Mackenzie, announced on Twitter the end of their divorce proceedings. The desire to divorce the couple reported in early January. According to the results of the process, the wife of the richest man on the planet will become the third richest woman in the world with a fortune of $ 36 billion.

For Jeff Bezos will remain shares of the Washington Post and the Blue Origin space company. And from a joint 16% stake in Amazon, Mackenzie Bezos will receive 4%. But at the same time control of the vote on these shares will remain with Jeff.

The couple married in 1993. In marriage, they had four children.

“I am grateful for her support and for her kindness during this process, ” said Jeff Bezos.

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